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Yaqui numbers

How to count in Yaqui, an Uto-Aztecan language spoken in Sonora in Mexico, and in Arizona in the USA.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0 kaita  
1 seenu, senu ke’esam(i)
2 woi sewundo
3 vahi  
4 naiki  
5 mamni  
6 vusani  
7 wovusani  
8 wohnaiki (2x4)  
9 vatani  
10 wohmamni (2x5)  
11 wohmamni ama senu (2x5+1)  
12 wohmamni ama woi (2x5+2) etc.  
13 wohmamni ama vahi  
14 wohmamni ama naiki  
15 wohmamni ama mamni  
16 wohmamni ama vusami  
17 wohmamni ama wovusani  
18 wohmamni ama wohnaiki  
19 wohmamni ama vatani  
20 senu taka  
21 senu taka ama we’epul(ai) (20+1)  
22 senu taka ama woi (20+2) etc.  
23 senu taka ama vahi  
24 senu taka ama naiki  
25 senu taka ama mamni  
26 senu taka ama vusani  
27 senu taka ama wovusani  
28 senu taka ama wohnaiki  
29 senu taka ama vatani  
30 senu taka ama wohmamni (20+2x5)  
40 woi taka (2x20)  
50 woi taka ama wohmamni (2x20+2x5)  
60 vahi taka (3x20)  
70 vahi taka ama wohmamni (3x20+2x5)  
80 num naiki taka (4x20)  
90 naiki taka ama wohmamni (4x20+2x5)  
100 mamni taka (5x20)  
200 wohmamni taka (2x5x20)  
1,000 mamni wohmamni taka (5x (2x5x20))  
2,000 wohmamni wohmamni taka (2x5+2x5x20)  
once sehtul(ia)  
twice woisia, woosa  
three times vahisia  
four times naikisia  
five times mamnisia  

Source: Felipe S. Molina: Yoeme-English/English-Yoeme Standard Dictionary. New York – 1999.

Information about Yaqui numbers

Information provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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